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In Defence of Labour Market Institutions

Cultivating Justice in the Developing World



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Though labour market regulations have been blamed for the poor economic performance of many developing countries, the evidence on which this argument rests is weak. Through a survey of different labour market institutions in developing countries, this book reaffirms the importance of labour market institutions in this era of globalization.

Author Biography

JANINE BERG is Labour Economist with the International Labour Office in Geneva, Switzerland. She is the author of Miracle for Whom? Chilean Workers under Free Trade and Meeting the Employment Challenge: Argentina, Brazil and Mexico in the Global Economy. DAVID KUCERA is Senior Research Economist at the International Labour Organization. He is author of Gender, Growth and Trade and editor and contributor to Qualitative Indicators of Labour Standards, as well as the author of articles on the economic impact of labour standards and related topics.
Release date Australia
February 22nd, 2008
Edited by David Kucera Edited by Janine Berg
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
XVI, 293 p.
Palgrave Macmillan
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